The Irish Universities Indoor Intervarsity competition takes place this weekend at Jordanstown from Friday January 26th to Sunday 28th.
The IUCA Indoors started back in 2006 and this year is the 12th running of the competition. Galway will be defending the championship they won on home turf last year.
Ulster University Development Officer, Callum Atkinson spoke about the forthcoming event saying: “We are really looking forward to hosting the tournament once again . The IUCA and Ulster University staff have pulled together to organise the competition."
12 teams will be vying for the tournament over the course of three days, and they have been split into two groups
Group A has Dublin City University, Dublin Institute of Technology, Institute of Technology Sligo, National University of Ireland Galway, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, University College Cork, while Group B has Dublin Business School, Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology, ICD Business School Institute of Technology, Carlow National College of Ireland, and hosts Ulster University.
Irish Universities Cricket Association Team Manager, Herbie McClelland has said: “I am looking forward to see the different universities and colleges participating in this competition. It being the 12th year, it has gone from strength to strength, year in, year out, and I would like to thank Ulster University and Callum Atkinson for working with the IUCA in hosting the tournament.
"I would also like to remind clubs that we will be playing Scottish Universities and Cambridge University in June, so the IUCA will be looking for players to represent us.”